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A firehouse that

A firehouse that's more than a firehouse

At the turn of the 20th century, a section of Milwaukee's north side was once an independent village. Known as "North Milwaukee," it has its own government and schools, collected it's own taxes and was not affiliated with the larger city to its south. But in 1929 after a popular vote, North Milwaukee was annexed to the City of Milwaukee.  It gained full city services, including public works and water service, while still maintaining a sense of its own... A firehouse that's more than a firehouse appeared first on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

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